Definition of Parure

1. n. An ornament or decoration for the person; esp., a decoration consisting of a set of ornaments to be used together; as, a parure of rubies or of embroideries.



Definition of Parure

1. Noun. A set of jewellery to be worn together. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parure

1. a set of matched jewelry [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parure

partying
partyism
partyisms
partylike
partymeister
partymeisters
partywear
partywide
partzite
parula warbler
parulis
parulises
parumbilical
parura
paruras
parure (current term)
parures
paruresis
paruretic
parvalbumin
parvalbumins
parvanimities
parvanimity
parve
parvenu
parvenue
parvenues
parvenus

Literary usage of Parure

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1. Arts and Crafts of Our Teutonic Forefathers: Being the Substance of the by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1911)
"... CHAPTER VII parure AND PERSONAL BELONGINGS OF GERMANIC LADIES Dress fastenings ; the fibula in its different forms, with a glance at its development; ..."

2. Buddhist Legends by Buddhaghosa, Eugene Watson Burlingame (1921)
"Thus four months passed, and the parure was completed. In the making of this parure, four pint-pots of diamonds were used, eleven pint-pots of pearls, ..."

3. Paris Past & Present by Henry Haynie (1902)
"The parks of Paris—The art of gardening—Jardin des Tuileries and that of the Luxembourg—The plus belle parure of the capital—Sketch of the Bois de ..."

4. Evenings with Prince Cambacérès, Second Consul, Arch-chancellor of the by Étienne Léon Lamothe-Langon (1837)
"... the Prefect of Police—Parisian thieves and swindlers—The diamond shoe-buckles—The pretended Russian Prince and the parure of diamonds—The snuff-box and ..."

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